|Unit||Mil. EUR, SA|
|Balance of Goods||Dec 2020||-1,526||-1,438||Mil. EUR, NSA||Monthly|
|Current Account Balance||Dec 2020||-653.8||-1,258||Mil. EUR, NSA||Monthly|
|Exports of Goods||Dec 2020||2,806||2,487||Mil. EUR, NSA||Monthly|
|Imports of Goods||Dec 2020||4,332||3,925||Mil. EUR, NSA||Monthly|
|Exports of Goods and Services||2020 Q3||10,649||10,318||Mil. EUR, SA||Quarterly|
|Imports of Goods and Services||2020 Q3||16,569||14,305||Mil. EUR, SA||Quarterly|
|Real Exports of Goods and Services||2020 Q3||10,147||11,327||Mil. Ch. 2015 EUR, SA||Quarterly|
|Real Imports of Goods and Services||2020 Q3||16,879||15,398||Mil. Ch. 2015 EUR, SA||Quarterly|
For Greece, the quarterly national accounts including the expenditure, income and production approaches.
In accordance with the International Monetary Fund's website: Data are disseminated in millions of Euro on GDP at current prices and chain-linked volume measures for the expenditure and production approach. Only data at current prices are produced for the income approach.
The following GDP breakdowns are disseminated:
The source writes:
The data is reported along the framework of the European System of Accounts (ESA) and the classification follows the most recent revision of NACE.
The quarterly national accounts compile the GDP using a combination of production, expenditure and income approach. It covers all transactions within the ESA framework and covers the entire economy of Greece.
Production approach is a short-term survey used to compile output estimates. This includes indicators like industrial production index and turnover statistics for service industries, for example, wholesale and retail trade and food and accomodation services, transport and other services.
Expenditure approch or Housdolds' final consuption expenditure is compiled using short-term retail trade statistics and commodity flow methods. Examples include:
Uses the general estimation method to compile quarterly accounts which are similar to the annual accounts.
The data are provisional when first released, and this status is indicated in the press release. The data are revised twice each year during the first and third quarter. The data become final when they are adjusted to the final annual accounts two years after their first release.
Any differences are on account of using new data, not available at the time of the flash estimate. These data are either monthly data (i.e. Balance of Payments) or quarterly data (i.e. turnover indices for the service industries, and labour force survey data).